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Description: Hodsock Priory
Date Listed: 12 April 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 241432
OS Grid Reference: SK6114285427
OS Grid Coordinates: 461142, 385427
Latitude/Longitude: 53.3622, -1.0827
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SK 68 NW HODSOCK HODSOCK PRIORY
LANE (West side)
3/78 Hodsock Priory
Country house. 1829. North front by George Devey 1873-6, who
also carried out some remodelling. Red brick with ashlar
dressings and some blue brick diaper. Tiled roofs. South front
with brick coped gables and kneelers with single, slightly
projecting, decorative brick and ashlar ridge and kneeler
finials. Brick coped parapet with Lombard frieze under. Single
red brick stack to the front, with 2 Jacobean style shafts. To
the rear is a similar stack. To the left is a single projecting
stack with 3 similar shafts. The right gable has a single stack
and shaft, instead of finial. Set on a plinth. 2 storeys, 5
bays. The left bay slightly projects and is gabled. Tudor style
arched doorway, with flush ashlar quoin surround. Part glazed
door with 2 pane, arched, overlight. To the right are 3 sashes
and to the left a single tripartite sash with 2 stone mullions.
All have flush ashlar quoin surrounds and a relieving brick arch,
the left window has brick nogging infill between arch and lintel.
Above left is a single, similar, smaller, tripartite sash,
surround and arch. To the right are 4 sashes with flush ashlar
quoin surrounds. In the left gable apex is an ashlar plaque.
Rainwater heads dated 1829 on south and west sides. North front
with brick coped parapets and gables with finials and kneelers.
4 stacks to the rear, 2 with 3 Jacobean style shafts, one with 7
similar shafts and one with single, similar shaft. There are 2
ridge stacks, one with 3 similar shafts and one with single,
similar shaft. The right gable has a single stack, Set on a
plinth. 2 storeys plus attic, 6 bays. Closed, single storey,
porch, with ashlar coped, shaped parapet. Arched doorway with
flush ashlar quoin surround, double wooden panelled door ashlar
hood mould, carved spandrel, and above, an ashlar rest with hood
mould band over. The side walls both have single fixed lights
with flush ashlar quoin surrounds. Either side are single 2
light cross casements with relieving arches and 2 storey plus
attic protruding bays with single 5-light, similar cross casement
with relieving arch. Above the porch is a similar 3-light
casement and arch, with a similar 2-light casement and arch to
its left. In the protruding bays are single, similar 4 light,
casements with moulded lintel bands. Further left is a similar
2-light casement and arch. Above are 4 half dormers, each with
single 2-light casement with mullion and relieving arch. All
windows have flush ashlar quoin surrounds. There is a single
roof dormer with single 5-light window. Interior. Various
internal contemporary features survive.
Listing NGR: SK6114285427
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Source: English Heritage
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